A Guidebook for Community-Based Organizations and Health Agencies
The story of Asian and Pacific Islander immigrants introducing new cuisines to American culture traces back as far back as the early 19th century. Westernization and acculturation have caused a changing diet and lifestyle for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islanders. To address these challenges, culturally competent interventions and programs should be developed to encourage health-promoting eating habits and provide education on nutrition-related issues within, and for, the AA & NH/PI community. This toolkit is designed to assist community agencies and healthcare professionals in developing culturally responsive health and nutrition programs for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islanders.
Authors: Janice Hey Yin Chow 鄒希妍, MS, RD (1), Maria Fernanda Gutierrez, MPH (APIAHF) (2), Emily Gordis, B.S (APIAHF) (3)